Our movement to break through political dysfunction begins with you.
If you are interested in running for office as a Centrist independent candidate, we want to hear from you. Please reach out to us by completing this form.
For information about what offices you can run for and for a free online course about how to run for office, check out our partner Run for Office.
The process of getting your name on the ballot as an independent candidate varies by jurisdiction. Contact your local or state elections office.
If you know someone who would make a great Centrist independent candidate, you can nominate him or her and we will explore reaching out.
We are looking to support candidates who are:
- Independents with integrity
- Aligned with our Principles and approach to governance
- Able to run credible & viable campaigns
Depending on the candidate, office, and location, our support comes in many different forms –– ranging from a simple endorsement to access to our nationwide network of campaign talent, volunteers, and donors.
We will evaluate opportunities on a rolling, case-by-case basis. If you are a candidate or are thinking about becoming a candidate, please let us know.
The Centrist Project is currently focusing the vast majority of our time and resources on recruiting and supporting U.S. Senate and state legislative candidates in the states listed below.
State Legislature: Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Connecticut, and New Mexico.
U.S. Senate: Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, New Jersey, Connecticut.
Candidates for other offices and in other states are welcome to contact us, but please understand that we may not be able to offer significant support in all situations.